Bent Hamer

  • Movies

    August 30, 2006

    Tales of Ordinary Minneapolis

    Bukowski takes a shot around the corner in 'Factotum'

  • Movies

    February 1, 2006

    Walker's Art Center

    Sundance is a second home for 'Factotum' producer Christine Walker

  • Movies

    February 1, 2006


    Indie queen Lili Taylor flips the script

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2006

    New distributor for Minneapolis-based Bukowski film

    Factotum, the Bent Hamer film with Matt Dillon playing Charles Bukowski's alter-ego, Henry Chinaski, has been given a second lease on theatrical life in the United States-- IFC Films picked it up at the Sundance FIlm Festival after the picture's first distributor dropped it right before it was expec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2005

    Good news, bad news for Minneapolis-based films

    The bad news first: a new film based on Charles Bukowski's Factotum, which was shot around town and even guest-stars a City Pages writer, has been dropped by its theatrical distributor right before its American premiere.

  • News

    December 7, 2005

    Cold Weather Culture

    Eleven things we're looking forward to that aren't the spring thaw

  • Movies

    May 25, 2005

    Cannes's Killer Movies

    Competition was brutal at the world's most cutthroat film festival

  • Arts

    July 21, 2004

    Notes of a Dirty Young Extra

    Love is a hot dog from Hell on the race track set of the new Bukowski film